July 19, 2021
Insect bites and stings are a ubiquitous part of summer, and while most people suffer from the occasional irritating itch or painful sting, some can have serious allergic reactions to summer’s buzzing pests. J
July 12, 2021
Pinky Rose Aluben, an oncology infusion nurse with the George Washington UniversityPinky Rose Aluben (GW) Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) Department of Medicine, has seen the highs and lows of cancer care, but she has never wavered in providing both levity and warmth to patients and their families…
July 8, 2021
Mark Bates, technical director for Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory Services at the Mark Bates George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates (MFA), has high standards — for his team, for patient outcomes, and for himself.
July 2, 2021
As pandemic restrictions begin to ease, many employees are finding themselves in permanent hybrid mode: working at both the office and at home.
June 29, 2021
With beaches, pools, and sandal-ready weather, the summer is a time to give your feet a breather – but injuries and foot health should still be a top concern.
June 21, 2021
Close to 15% of men are in poor health, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, making June, Men’s Health Month, a fitting time to prioritize care for a population sometimes reluctant to get regular check-ups.
June 16, 2021
Warmer months bring outdoor events, including cookouts, campfires, and fireworks displays, but they also bring the risk of burns. Robert Shesser, MD, MPH, chair and professor of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences,…
June 14, 2021
Rana Al Aghbar, unlike some who pursue a career in health care, didn’t feel a calling to the profession. Instead, what was to be a “job between jobs” became the ideal fit, and her excellence and work ethic have shined throughout her time at the George Washington University Medical Faculty…
June 10, 2021
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60-80% of dementia cases in the United States. June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Month, a time for increased awareness of the disease and conversation around treatment and prevention.
June 7, 2021
Cecilia Castro, a medical assistant at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, is a touchstone for patients.